Cranial Foramina of Rodents

  • John H. Wahlert
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes (ASI) Series book series (NSSA, volume 92)

Abstract

A paleontologist does not have the luxury of designing experiments to test hypotheses; the experiments, termed evolution, have already occurred. It is the job of the paleontologist to use the sparse evidence of fossil remains, along with the surviving results of evolution, in order to discover the experiments. Any aspect of morphology, from molecules to entire animals, can yield valuable evidence.

Keywords

Zygomatic Arch Cheek Tooth Infraorbital Canal Infraorbital Foramen Stapedial Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John H. Wahlert
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  1. 1.Department of Vertebrate PaleontologyAmerican Museum of Natural HistoryNew YorkUSA

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